Trialogue: Joseph. A Biblical and Qur’anic Story

Academy Board member Dr. Amir Hussain and Executive Director Dr. Reinhard Krauss will participate in an inter-religious panel discussion of the biblical and qur’anic figure of Joseph. The event is organized by the Dawn Unity Group in Palos Verdes, CA.

Convener and Moderator

Dr. Robert Rothman
Dawn Unity Group, Palos Verdes

Panelists

Rev. Johnathan Chute
Rolling Hills Methodist Church, Rolling Hills Estates
Dr. Amir Hussain
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Dr. Reinhard Krauss
Academy for Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Studies
Rabbi Brian Schuldenfrei
Congregation Ner Tamid, Rancho Palos Verdes

Date/Time

Tuesday, January 9, 2017
7:30 – 9:00 PM

Reception to Follow

 

Congregation Ner Tamid

5721 Crestridge Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Free Admission • All are welcome!

The panel discussion will explore the figure of Joseph/Yusef whose story is depicted in both the biblical book of Genesis and in the Qur’an. Apart from comparing the biblical and quar’anic versions of the Joseph story, the forum will also seek to draw out possible lessons of this ancient story for our own time and cultural context.

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